BONNE TERRE, MO – A 33-year-old Park Hills pedestrian was injured after a 2017 Nissan Altima hit him on southbound US-67 on Sunday afternoon.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Destinee D. Anderson was traveling south on US-67 when Jaime M. Lockwood walked into her path. Anderson moved into another lane and the shoulder to avoid hitting Lockwood. When Anderson moved back onto the highway Lockwood jumped onto the vehicle. The crash happened south of Shannon Road around 2:47 p.m.
Lockwood was transported to Parkland Health Center Bonne Terre for minor injuries.
The Nissan was not damaged.
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